The Stringer: Freedom Flotilla to West Papua

As the Freedom Flotilla to West Papua continues its epic journey north towards Indonesian occupied West Papua, solidarity actions were held yesterday in both West Papua and Melbourne.

Peaceful actions and prayers were held in Manokwari and Fak-Fak with participants carrying banners welcoming arrival of the Freedom Flotilla to their shores in September.

In Melbourne, the West Papuan Refugee Community coordinated an action held at the same time outside the Indonesian Consulate. 100 people attended to celebrate the Freedom Flotilla’s “courageous and brave creative act of resistance, and protest Indonesia’s deployment of warships and jet fighters to meet the peaceful flotilla of three small yachts”.

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